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War of the worlds: masks are ripped away in Syria

By ORIENTAL REVIEW

13. October 2016

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War of the worlds: masks are ripped away in Syria

In recent weeks, the battle for Aleppo has exposed the true heart of contemporary global politics with vivid clarity.  The US Air Force’s duplicitous Sept. 17 attack on Syrian army positions near Deir ez-Zor, the hysterical outcry against Russia that erupted from the Pentagon, the US State Department’s undisguised threats against the Russian contingent in […]

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

12. October 2016

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Hybrid Wars 7. How The US Could Manufacture A Mess In Myanmar (II)

(Please read Part I prior to this article) The Unipolar Transition Structural And Social Preconditioning: Although the Saffron Revolution failed in achieving its regime change goals, what it did succeed in was sending an ominous warning sign to the Myanmar generals of the sort of destabilization scenarios that they could expect in the coming future […]

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The New American Financial Model Has Failed Main Street

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

10. October 2016

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The New American Financial Model Has Failed Main Street

“History shows that the United States has benefited politically and economically from wars in Europe. The huge outflow of capital from Europe following the First and Second World Wars, transformed the U.S. into a superpower… Today, faced with economic decline, the US is trying to precipitate another European war to achieve the same objective.”… Sergey […]

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Who’s Calling Whose Bluff In Syria?

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

7. October 2016

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Who’s Calling Whose Bluff In Syria?

The situation in Syria is dangerously veering out of control, with the US threatening strikes against the Syrian Arab Army while Russia has suggested that it would shoot down any incoming threat to its servicemen. The alternative media is ablaze with speculative talk about the onset of World War III, and a distinct feeling of […]

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International Row: Vekselberg’s Renova Group Finances the Clintons

By Boris VAYNER (Israel)

4. October 2016

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International Row: Vekselberg’s Renova Group Finances the Clintons

The breathtaking and qualified investigative report, recently released by Jerome Corsi on the Clinton’s cash-sucking empire, have unleashed a wide public campaign to seriously audit and eventually close the controversial Clinton Foundation. Established back in 2001, it was designed to add some charity charm to banal capitalization of the still powerful brand of the former […]

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The Grand Global Circus: 2016 US Presidential Elections

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

19. September 2016

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The Grand Global Circus: 2016 US Presidential Elections

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies—Groucho Marx When I was young I remember how excited many of us children would be to visit the circus when it came to town. For us the best part was the opening, the clown or the […]

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

By Mark CHAPMAN (Canada)

11. August 2016

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Olympic Executioners: Guilty Until Proven Guilty

“Right is right, even if everyone is against it, and wrong is wrong, even if everyone is for it.” – William Penn “If you tremble with indignation at every injustice, then you are a comrade of mine.” – Ernesto Che Guevera I can’t claim the social conscience of a Che Guevera, but it’s absolutely true […]

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Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

By Andrey TSYGANKOV (USA)

8. August 2016

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Uprising Against Values And the Liberal World Order

Only someone completely apathetic would not agree that the modern world order is deep in crisis. The US, the main backer of global liberalism, is witnessing the decline of its prestige. Various members of the world community are coming up with far greater numbers of claims against others. NATO allies – France, Italy, Greece and […]

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The elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

by Gulam ASGAR MITHA (Canada)

2. August 2016

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The elusive peace and the Great Middle East civil war

– In politics, nothing happens by accident. If it happens, you can bet it was planned that way.” ―Franklin D. Roosevelt   1950-1978: Peace has been elusive since I came into political understanding in mid-60s. For three decades following World War 2, superpowers USA and USSR waged ideological wars in the South East Asian Theater. […]

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

By Vladimir KOZIN (Russia)

28. July 2016

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Three Steps To Reverse A “Doomsday” Clock

The recent book review “A Stark Nuclear Warning” by Jerry Brown, in which he has shared views on William J. Perry’s memoirs “My Journey at the Nuclear Brink”, raises a lot of questions and concerns. Jerry Brown unequivocally describes Perry, who held many important positions in the past, including the U.S. Secretary of Defense in […]

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Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

By Andrew KORYBKO (USA)

20. July 2016

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Regional War Looms As “Kurdistan” Cross The Euphrates

Dismissed by some as a “non-event” back when it was first declared in mid-March, the self-proclaimed and Kurdish-led “Rojava – Northern Syria Democratic Federal System” is cancerously spreading across the Euphrates and linking up with YPG-occupied territory in the northwest of Syria. Unconstitutional political aspirants in that part of the country just announced that liberated […]

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Send Our War Criminals To The Hague Court

By Eric MARGOLIS (USA)

13. July 2016

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Send Our War Criminals To The Hague Court

Last week’s Chilcot report on Britain’s role in the 2003 invasion of Iraq was as polite and guarded as a proper English tea party. No direct accusations, no talk of war crimes by then Prime Minister Tony Blair or his guiding light, President George W. Bush. But still pretty damning. Such government reports and commissions, […]

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